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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting Death of Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Music Legend Clarence Avant

Aariel Maynor, who was charged with one count each of murder, attempted murder and felon with a firearm, will next appear in court on Jan. 19.

Suspect Charged With Murder of Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Music Legend Clarence Avant

Aariel Maynor, 29, is charged with one count each of murder, attempted murder and felon with a firearm as well as two counts of residential burglary with person present. 

Remembering Jacqueline Avant: “Her Advocacy Was Profound”

The 81-year-old philanthropist, who was the wife of music executive Clarence Avant, was a key supporter of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and a collector of Japanese lacquer objects.

Arrest Made in the Fatal Shooting of Jacqueline Avant, Wife of Music Legend Clarence Avant

The police chief says a 29-year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting at the couple’s Beverly Hills home.

Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, LL Cool J Set to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Other artists in the class of 2021 include Foo Fighters, Todd Rundgren, Kraftwerk, Tina Turner and Carole King, who is the first person inducted as both a performer and non-performer.

Pharrell Williams Pays Tribute to “Black Godfather” Clarence Avant at Netflix Soundcheck Event

Pharrell Williams performed “Letter to My Godfather," a song he penned for the Netflix original film 'The Black Godfather' centering on influential music executive Clarence Avant, near the close of Soundcheck: A Netflix Film and Series Music Showcase presented by Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter.

Quincy Jones, Leonardo DiCaprio, Snoop Dogg Support Clarence Avant at ‘Black Godfather’ Premiere

On Monday evening, the Paramount Studios lot was transformed into an extravagant affair as Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Laura Dern and Chadwick Boseman, as well as execs from L.A. Reid to Jon Platt, among others, arrived to celebrate the premiere of the Netflix documentary 'The Black Godfather.'

Irena Medavoy Reveals Her Jam-Packed, L.A. Staycation Itinerary

Over the holidays, the philanthropist wife of A-list film producer Mike Medavoy partied with Anjelica Huston, dined in Wolfgang Puck's kitchen and witnessed Neil Patrick Harris' Jim Morrison rendition — and that's just for starters